Official Blog of Dead Fish Handshake


Thanksgiving Sale

This weekend, we’re slashing prices on all items in our DFH Store:

Thanksgiving Sale

“Nothing Stays Gold” – Performance Video [trailer]

Trailer for our upcoming performance video of “Nothing Stays Gold” available here:

directed by Chino Marin


Writing and sifting through ideas for the long overdue DFH follow-up record has kept us busy. We have some pretty rad stuff we’ve cooked up. Some different. Some right in line with what you’d expect from DFH.

We’re starting to narrow the list down in order to demo some of it with hopes of hitting the studio very soon.

In the meantime, we shot a performance video for “NOTHING STAYS GOLD” which will be out soon. Here’s a little taste of it. (directed by Chino Marin).

Cryptic Rock Review of Rock Carnival

Many thanks to the fine folks over at and Aint-Tellin Photography for taking the time to review and photograph our set at the Rock Carnival. Cryptic Rock

New Show Announcement – New York City, NY

DFH @ SlakeWe’re inching closer and closer to heading back into the studio to get started on a long-overdue new record, but we have an evening in New York City before that happens. Join us on October 16th at Slake | NYC with our friends, Syka.

Thank you, all!

Rock CarnivalA huge thank you everyone that came out to support us yesterday. It was a fantastic experience and I’m glad we got to share it together!!! (photo by Jeff Crespi)

Food Truck & Rock Carnival

Rock CarnivalThe weekend is here. And we hit Main Stage #2 on Sunday at 3:50pm SHARP!!!
So many awesome bands…some of which we grew up listening to…and then there’s our little name, right alongside them. Ain’t that something?

Much thanks to everyone that continues to support Dead Fish Handshake because without you, we don’t get these opportunities!
For those attending, try to catch as much as possible. There are a bunch of our friends’ bands also playing various stages!
There’s still time to get your tickets at:

DFH – Live at the Food Truck & Rock Carnival

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Here are the set times for this weekend’s Rock Carnival!


DFH selected for the main stage at the Food Truck & Rock Carnival.

DFH wins the Crusade - selected for main stage.The results are in…

We’re excited to announce that Dead Fish Handshake has been selected to play the main stage on the Sunday date of next month’s Food Truck & Rock Carnival alongside Godsmack, Stone Temple Pilots, Clutch, Anthrax, Skillet, Crobot, Like a Storm & more!!!

Thank you so much to all our friends and supporters that helped us get here. To all the judges, sound engineers and venues that hosted the various rounds, thanks for the opportunity!!!

We’ll see ya in a couple weeks!!!

DFH – “The Crusade” (Final) – Live at Crossroads, Garwood, NJ

We’re on the way to performing at the Food Truck and Rock Carnival in Clark this September. Thanks so much to everyone who’s gotten us this far. We’re stoked to share the event bill with so much talent, but still need your help getting on the main stage.

So, on August 30th, we’ll be playing a set at the Crossroads in Garwood. Hope you all can come out and help us take that next step. We go on bright and early. Set time: 2:30 pm sharp!

They’ll be taking 4 bands from this show to play the main stage at Oak Ridge Park alongside the likes of Slash, Stone Temple Pilots and more.

NOTE. The date and location ARE indeed correct.
Original date for this was 8/29 in Rahway, but has been swapped to 8/30 at Crossroads.